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numbers picked out. thanks so much. >> it's five bucks. all right. i'll do it. good luck to all of us. see you tomorrow. it's 9:00 a.m. on the east coast. 6:00 a.m. in the west. i'm carol costello sitting in for kyra phillips. we begin in libya. new day and new sounds of violence in tripoli. explosions and anti-aircraft fire echo across the capital. we'll get the latest from there. >>> witnesses say in government tanks and snipers are in the center of misurata and thofrs a hospitals are overflowing. gadhafi says he will defeat the coalition by any method. and that coalition is growing. this morning we learned that kuwait and jordan joining the list of countries against gadhafi. just minutes ago turkey joined the group. it will provide warships and a submarine to enforce an arms embargo against libya. this military action could be long and drawn out. here's what president obama said about that in an interview with cnn. >> gadhafi may try to hunker down and wait it out even in the face of a no-fly zone even though his forces have been degraded. but keep in mind that we don't just have milita
patrolling off libya's coast, this as the u.s. gets ready to hand over control of the no fly zone to the alliance. whatever that alliance is. we don't know at this time. in the meantime pro car davi forces ratchet up attacks in an eastern city of that country, stopping rebel groups there, but the international air strikes continue and now we have reports that those attacks forced pro qaddafi forces to withdraw tanks from another rebel-held city in the west. a whole lot goes on there today, jon. jon: the libyan leader remains as defiant as ever, appearing from his compound in tripoli and vowing to win the historic battle. now there's word, though, that mommar qaddafi may be planning his exit strategy. secretary of state hillary clinton, weighing in on that on abc's "world news with diane sawyer". >> this is what we hear from so many sources, diane, it is a constanto. >> today? >> today, yesterday, the day before. some of it, i'll be very, you know -- it's my personal opinion -- some of it is theater. a lot of it is just the way he bee haves. it's somewhat unpredictable. but some of
senators gary hart and norm coleman assess president obama's decision to use u.s. military power in libya. >> ifill: then, we get a report from a japan battered by nuclear disaster and now facing elevated radiation levels in its tap water. >> lehrer: miles o'brien looks at the future for u.s. nuclear power in the wake of the japan crisis. >> ifill: ray suarez reports on how the north african nation of morocco is working to avoid becoming the next target of regional unrest. >> reporter: in washington, morocco's foreign minister gave us an overview of king mohammed's planned reforms for a country facing some of the same discontents as its neighbors. >> you know what i feel like? i feel all the time like a cat on a hot tin roof! >> lehrer: and jeffrey brown remembers legendary film star elizabeth taylor who died today at age 79. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people des
. joining us now from jerusalem, david horowitz, ed tore of the "washington post." he will be joining us about what's happening on the ground. we're looking at pictures out of jerusalem. you can see the scene there. a lot of questions, chaotic scene as people scramble to safety to figure out what had actually occurred, what took place. this comes amid a great deal of tension in the middle east, and this is just the latest that we have seen this coming out of israel between israelis and the palestinians, a conflict, and as you know, a peace that has not been achieved in that particular area. we are still waiting for more information, but you can tell from the pictures there, folks are on the phone, trying to get information, clearing the streets, the emergency personnel trying to evacuate the scene. we understand that we have a medic who is on the phone now who is joining us. sir, can you give us your name? >> i am with the american services. >> where are you now? >> i'm on the scene. we are nearly two hours after the explosion. it occurred a few minutes after 3:00 our time next to a bus
described to us as a rocket attack, launched by qaddafi's army, captured by cell phone video, and that video foes on for quite a while. it's clear now his forces still on the offensive in so many parts of that country, and that's where we pick up the story this morning, good morning here, i'm bill hemmer live in "america's newsroom" and here we go again. martha: good morning, everybody, i am martha maccallum, great to have you with us. qaddafi's colorful remarks making headlines this morning, he is refusing to back down, with supporters now forming a human shield to protect him at his main compound in the capitol of tripoli. libya's leader, sending this very clear message: >> i'm not afraid to -- of cyclones, i'm not afraid of rains that hover over our heads. i'm standing over here, to fight. to fight them. i am here. i'm here. i'm here. martha: there he is. and there you have it. rick leventhal joining us now with live coverage of all of this, streaming today from benghazi. good morning, rick. >> reporter: good morning, martha. and both sides are talking tough. a rebel spokesman -- or spoke
and damaging wind. >> remember, you can track the weather using our interactive radar. this is all in your control at wbaltv.com. >> tonight, the world is remembering the legendary elizabeth taylor. the actress died after congestive heart failure. at times, her personal life was a great drama. she was the star of more than 50 movies. >> with her striking movie -- beauty and violet eyes, she was the epitome of a hollywood icon. >> he is the last of that classic star arab -- era. >> when you think classic hollywood, you think elizabeth taylor. what she started when she was just a teenager. to star in /on legendary pictures. she earned five academy award nominations and won two oscars. she was the first woman to earn a million dollars for a film. >> at the time, it was absolutely gigantic. >> on screen, her life is just as dramatic. >> there was more drama than most of the films. >> married 8 times, has the number 6, u.s. senator john warner. >> her heart and soul were just as beautiful as her classic face and majestic eyes. >> it was her romance to richard burton that created a media frenzy.
schools to go into lockdown. police do not know how many weapons were used but say they have identified several people of interest. >> if anyone saw anything -- i mean, the littlest thing, to help the police to catch his killer, because it's senseless. and it needs to stop. >> reporter: dobbs just moved to the area from glen burnie. his cousin said he loves football. and almost always had a smile on his face. >> he had a big heart. a kind soul. and he wasn't that type of person to be shot down and murdered like that. my little cousin can't breathe another day. he can't open his eyes. he can't hug his mother. he can't do nothing. >> reporter: both police and the family say they don't know the motive behind the shooting, whether he may have been bullied. >> these are the incidents and the things that happen that stems from people being bullied. you know, people being picked on. i mean, he had dreams, you know. and now them dreams are gone. >> news release sent out late this afternoon. police say this all stemmed from a fight. they would not do an interview with us today. reporting live in
in the west. george is taking time off. great to have dave muir with us. >> good morning, so sad. >> so sad, we're learning about the in legendary actress, liz taylor passing away. she died of congestive heart failure. surrounded the her four children. >> she was hospitaled six weeks ago, her condition stabilized. it was hoped she could return home. obviously not to be. one of her sons calling her an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest with great passion, humor and love. we'll talk to our friend in a few minutes. >> liz taylor with those beautiful violet eyes. >> i know. >> she went on to film 50 h films, married 8 times, twice to richard burton. sharyn alfonsi has more on liz taylor's extraordinary life. she was just 12 years old when she filmed "national velvet" in 1954. >> she grew to be one of the most beautiful women in hollywood. she was maggie in "hot tin roof." >> is it a wonder? do you know what i feel like? i feel like a cat on a hot tin roof. >> reporter: by the time she played cleopatra in 1963, she was one of the most famous women in the w
on the constitutionality of mandatory health care but don't want to talk about who pays for the uninsured. that would be us. unless we let them die. what does that cost every year, both financially and in human misery? thanks as always for your comments and continue to the conversation facebook.com/carolcnn. >> thank you, carol. >>> cnn newsroom continues right now with randi kaye in for ali velshi. >> thank you. we're on top of four big stories this hour. allies making inroads in libya. japan reacting to radioactive tap water in tokyo. the first terrorist bombing in jerusalem since 2004. and the passing of a ledged age. that word is sadly overused but no one wore it better than elizabeth taylor. remarking on her death today at 79, taylor's friend elton john said, we have just lost a hollywood giant. more importantly, we have lost an incredible human being. taylor had suffered for years from congestive heart failure and was hospitalized in los angeles for weeks. a former cnn colleague knew elizabeth taylor well and spoke with her many times on the air and off. we're talking about larry king. he joins me no
for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. montgomery county police say we could learn as soon as tomorrow if those crimes are connected. fox 5's audrey barnes is working this one tonight. neighbors there on edge. >> reporter: they certainly are, brian. the last murder in olney was in january of 2008 and now there have been two in less than a week. police say the crimes aren't connected yet, but bullets recovered from the victims' bodies are being analyzed for clues. 81-year-old nazir ahmed was found shot to death inside his home on olney mill road. a mile and a half away someone shoots and kills punyasara gedara on north high street. no motives have been revealed, but the victims have something in common. police aren't talking publicly about it yet, but the possibility of these being hate crimes is quietly circulating through the community. >> things keep getting worse and worse, you know. the more that you hear, the more concern that you have. >> since they are both foreign gentlemen and, you know, this is days apart it would seem to me that it could possibly be related. >> r
, husband number six, u.s. senator, john warner. >> heart and soul were just as beautiful as her classic face and majestic eyes. >> reporter: but it was her romance to richard burton whom she first married in 1974 and then again in 1985, that created a media frenzy. >> they were trail blazers for the paparazzi. there had never been anything like. that never stars that big. never a romance that famous and public and scandalous. >> reporter: in 2009, she privately mourned the passing of one of her best friends, michael jackson. in her later years, it was her charity work for aids research that she says kept her going. just days after celebrating her 79th birthday in february, taylor was hospitalized with congestive heart failure. she will be remembered for her beauty, generosity and grace. a private family funeral will be held later this week. the family asked that in lew of flowers, donations be made to the elizabeth taylor aids foundation. in los angeles, news4. >> elizabeth taylor had a major connection to the washington area. she married former virginia senator john warner back in 1976
doctor says qaddafi is out to destroy the city and anyone who lives there. >> he come to kill us. and we are very happy because ... the united nations came and helped us because if they don't come to help us, benghazi would be lost. >>shepard: and breaking news. secretary clinton has just announced and urged qaddafi to leave libya and says the inner circle should "make the right decision." that happening just seconds ago. and now to the videotape of benghazi, today, actually, the recorded media, people taking to the streets in support of the international air campaign this. the u.s. commander in the region says the strikes protected the city from new government attacks and now says international forces are trying to extend the in fly zone to qaddafi's power center of tripoli. we have coverage of our new war on libya, jonathan hunt is on the opposition movement but first to rick leventhal in benghazi much the airstrikes aim to protecting other cities. is it working? >>reporter: well, we have seen the results, between benghazi and to the south where the jets, 95 percent of the missions car
. culpepper up to 64 degrees. the rest of us will see the temperatures rise. stuck in the clouds. only 43 in hagerstown. even with that cold air you're still going to be talking about some strong thunderstorms that will come on through. we could see potential for some strong winds as well as some hail. we'll continue to keep you posted right here. >> a powerful storm system leaving its mark across the country. here's the scene in central iowa. at least a half dozen tornadoes hit the area. everything from funnel clouds to golf ball size hail left a path of damage in five different counties. that same system caused major problems throughout north dakota. sleet and snow made driving conditions treacherous there. it is just early evidence of a pretty rough start to spring. >>> we have some breaking news in the murder of two men in maryland within days of each other. what are police announcing? >> reporter: we received some shocking details about this just a short time ago. you'll remember that two homicide victims, one was found dead in his home. an 81-year-old man last friday. another man sh
and some humid air not too far away from us by mid to late afternoon. temperatures are going to be all over the place later today. the farther south you go, the warmer it will be. much warmer in places like fredericksburg, likely in the mid to upper 60s. currently 49. here in washington we're 45. but hagerstown is just 40 degrees. off to the north and east, wilmingtonton 38 and with a wedge of cool air. highs will struggle with 50 north and east of the city. there is your forecast, mostly cloudy skies, showers and thunderstorms likely again. some could be on the strong side late this afternoon and tonight. cooler than yesterday, 58 the daytime high. more details on the forecast in a couple of minutes. back to you. >> tucker, thank you. >>> and we begin with a news alert involving the commute on metro. there is no green line service right now between the congress heights and l'enfant plaza station. this is because of a track problem at anacostia. there is a shuttle bus between the effected stations and we've heard from several passengers from congress heights as a mess with hundreds of peopl
's drinking level. robert bazell joins us again this morning. hey, bob. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann. we have to point out that the levels of radiation in the drinking water in tokyo are much lower than they are in many cities in the world. as you point out, infants might be at some risk. it has to be unsettling for parents. there is another indication of as long as the reactor keeps spewing radiation we'll have more problems. at the reactor there is hopeful news but more problems, an indication that this is not coming to an end. at this water plant that serves the greater tokyo area, officials found radioactive iodine twice as high as the standard for infants. parents were told to give infants only bottled water. again today black smoke from reactor number 3 forced workers to temporarily evacuate the site. with radiation continuing to leak from the plant workers hooked up power lines to all six reactors. it could be weeks before the cooling systems are operational. reactor 1 reached dangerous temperatures today. work at reactor 2 halted after high levels of radiation we
health problems over the years. more details later on. nato said it will start using warships to enforce a united nations arms embargo against libya. also, u.s.-led coalition aircraft attack a base used by moammar gadhafi's forces to strike at the rebel-held city of misrata. president obama flies home from el salvador today and says a plan to hold off the leadership role in libya will go into effect this week. radiation levels in tokyo's water supply are now too high for infants. they are telling parents to use bottled water instead. meantime workers trying to stop radiation leaks at a damaged nuclear power plant were temporarily evacuated today when smoke rose from the complex again. detroit's population has plummeted by 25% over the past decade. this according to startling new census data. the former industrial powerhouse now has the smallest population its had since 1910. google's plan to digitize every book ever published and distribute them online has been rejected by a federal judge. over 15 million books have been scanned in the project that would have created the largest digital
the coast to force an arms embargo. jim maceda is live in tripoli, what can you tell us about the latest air strikes on gadhafi's forces around misrata? >> reporter: hi there, willie, that's right, there are now more and more of these air strikes happening in that part of the country, which is much closer to us, miss rat rata about 100 milt of tripoli, there's an indication in place than it was a couple days a go. we are hearing reports, not directly from misrata, from others in misrata, calling relatives outside and then we're picking up information from that, suggesting that there are now, has been a series of air attacks, assaults, bombings, on to the pro-gadhafi forces, and that includes tanks, it includes snipers. it includes obviously troops, mortar rounds -- mortar -- mortar men, and they are still in the -- in the outskirts of misrata and have been doing that every day, penetrating to the center, fighting, intensively, often nine, ten, yesterday, in fact, 40 killed, and then pulling back. trying to squeeze at the same time as they attack misrata, trying to squeeze the city. they've c
of barry bonds, bombshell testimony from a star government witness. elizabeth wenger tells us what he had to say on the stand and she joins us now live from san francisco. elizabeth. >> reporter: hey, good afternoon, frank. yeah, the most interesting revelation of the morning actually came from barry bonds' former childhood friend. now, told the jury that he knew way back in 1999 that bonds was using steroids. bonds again walked quietly into the courthouse this morning without talking to the media. now, inside the courtroom, bonds watched stoically as his former friend and business manager steve hoskins took the witness stand. he told the jury as far back as 1999 bonds asked him to research one type of steroid and what the side effects were. hoskins also said he saw a couple of times bonds and his personal trainer greg anderson go off into a bedroom during spring training and in one instance the trainer was actually holding a syringe. he also said he had conversations with bonds about the baseball player injecting himself when he was upset that anderson wouldn't do it. well, hoskins also
, through the pittsburgh area, all the way down into kentucky. that will get to us later tonight. and we have had some reports of hail and very gusty winds. because of the activity moving across the mountains, if it holds together, we do have a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for carroll, howard, montgomery, and all areas west of us, until 11:00 tonight. not in effect for the baltimore area, as you can see. that may change later tonight. but some of these storms are moving in across washington and frederick, seem to be weakening. because we have this cool, damp, ocean air, which helps to break down this air mass. once all of this activity passes us, we have chilly temps headed our way. tim williams in the outback with a look at what we have tomorrow and through the end of the week as well. >> as the front moves on through here, we're going to see cooler air settle in, as bob just mentioned. let's take a look and give you an idea of how this all plays out. this low, pulling in the warm air on the front side of this. the back edge has temperatures that are bringing snow to the northern
to the fullest with great passion and humor and love. though her loss is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will always be inspired by her endearing contribution to our world. her remarkable body of work in film and ongoing successes of businesswoman and her brave and relentless advocacy in the fight of hiv and aids has always made it an incredibly proud of what she has accomplished. taylor was one of the last onscreen goddesses nominated multiple times for best actress in the academy awards oscar finally came for her performance in "butterfield aaden" in the '60s. she won second time for "who's afraid of virginia woolf." her private life was every bit as dramatic as her onscreen roles. married eight times. actor richard burton became her husband twice. later in life, elizabeth -- her act career, when she published a book and focused her attention on the world's aids epidemic. . in recent years as you mentioned she struggled with her health and hospitalized the last six weeks. again, her family, her four children, ten grandchildren were by her side when she passed e
[ laughter ] >> and that's just when the lakers win. >> bret: thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report." fair, balanced, and unafraid. the online show starts right now. >> shepard: breaking news tonight from another country that's teetering towards chaos. great britain's withdrawing part of its embassy team and security in this country deteriorates. it's yemen. and in libya, new attacks hit close to home for muammar qaddafi. >> word of new air strikes around the libyan capital. we'll see what the jets were targeting and how american fighter pilots are trying to save some trapped civilians. plus, why the white house says we are not actually at war here. and congress doesn't need to get involved. in japan, fresh smoke from a nuclear plant forces workers to evacuate again. and as radiation spreads, there is word of contamination in the drinking supplies. >> i'll probably put -- water now. >> shepard: tonight, new worries in the nuclear crisis. plus, remembering elizabeth taylor. she was a hollywood legend who collected oscars and husbands. but t
is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will always be inspired by her enduring contribution to our world. her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts." nbc's tracie potts look at the woman behind decades of headlines. >> reporter: elizabeth taylor, a woman of breathtaking bupty, one of hollywood's last true stars. >> everything all right? did they take the money? >> reporter: "national velvet" launched taylor into the spotlight at the age of 12 and for the rest of her life the spotlight never dimmed. taylor delivered ance performances. >> charlie's coming. >> not even gods have time to give you. >> reporter: she won an oscar for a high class call girl in "bunterfield 8." >> the latin motto sick transit glory? i'm the glory. >> reporter: another for 1966 nagging drunken housewife in "who's afraid of virginia woolf." >> georgie boy didn't have the stuff. >> stop it, mother. >> like hell i will. >> i'm a very committed one. i should be committed, too, for being married so many times. >> reporter: her p
in the next 30 to 45 minutes. the rest of us will have to wait a couple hours. so again, severe thunderstorm watch west of town including the district until 11:00 p.m. severe thunderstorm warning in effect for garrett county until 5 p.m. we will keep you posted. back to you. >> thank you, topper. >>> she is a template for many of today's celebrities. elizabeth taylor. her talent, beauty and stormy personal life made her one of the last old fashioned movie stars. she died at age 79. >> she died of congestive heart failure this morning in los angeles where she had been in the hospital for six weeks. her four children were there at her side. >> taylor appeared in more than 50 films. won oscars for her performances in two movies. she was equally famous for her violate eyes and personal struggles including eight marriages and a series of physical ailments. she was a spokesperson for humanitarian causes most notably aids research. >> we have live team coverage tonight beginning on the hollywood walk of fame where a steady stream of people have been coming by to pay their final respects. >> reporte
warplanes are flying toward libya to control its skies. and for the first time, u.s. commanders say they're using the jets to attack gadhafi's troops on the ground. it may be working. in the key eastern city of misrata, gadhafi tanks are beginning to retreat, after a week-long assault on civilians. in ajafia, where they worked in forces for days, rebels found newfound confidence. >> this is a matter of time. time only. after maybe one day. these tanks will surrender. >> reporter: president obama says sending in u.s. troops on the ground is absolutely out of the question. u.s. forces are already scaling back flights over libya. coalition troops are now flying more than half of the missions. >> reporter: bombed but not broken, moammar gadhafi appeared for the first time in a week. he rallied supporters and portrayed himself as a victim of western powers on a mission to steal libya's oil. he gave no hint he was giving up. >> gadhafi has basically sworn he will not show mercy to anybody who comes at him. that is not exactly an invitation to negotiate. >> reporter: gadhafi with a firm grip on
on the ground and they are using tanks to try to take back misrata the last city in western libya still in rebel hands. witnesses say attacks this week have left dozens dead. the u.s. has commanded the international assault so far, but hopes to hand off control in the next few days. >> we will continue to support the efforts to protect the libyan people. but we will not be in the lead. >> reporter: diplomats say leaders are getting closer to an agreement that will put nato in charge of running the no-fly zone. the alliance has sent war ships to the waters off the libyan coast, joining the u.s. vessels on patrol there. joel brown, cbs news, the state department. >>> if coalition forces maintain the no-fly zone for more than a couple of month, the experts now estimate it could end up costing more than a billion dollars. >>> workers of that crippled nuclear plant in japan have shut down the recovery operations again as new radiation fears rise. tap water at the tokyo purification plant has tested positive for radiation. the levels were twice the levels and authorities are warning parents not to let
for quite a while. logic and nancy tasker are getting prepared for the long haul. >> we're not used to a slide of this magnitude, but we always have plenty of food. so our cupboards are stocked and i made a pie today so the house is warm and smells good. >> reporter: more than 25 homes are trapped on the north side of the slide. one of their main concerns, keeping the power up. >> right now power is restored, so the well is full. if the power goes down, we're at jeopardy of losing our water. >> we're concerned about the safety. >> reporter: also in jeopardy are 13 alpacas. they live right in the path of the rockside. the owners are trying to get them out of harm's way. >> we fed them he rememberier, and another piece. slide came down. they were really nervous. >> reporter: there's another community meeting tomorrow at 4:00. we understand a jio engineer will be out here to evaluate this slide. we're live in scotts valley tonight, "nbc bay area news"." >>> with the ground already saturated and more rain coming our way the potential for another rock slide happening somewhere else in th
hurted my child? >> reporter: in washington, kristin fisher, wusa 9 news. >> police tell us this is nowhere near being a cold case. so if you've got any information call the metropolitan police department's homicide branch. 202-645-9600. >>> well, they were some of the most vulnerable victims of world war ii and now the u.s. holocaust museum is trying to find out what happened to them. we will tell you how you can help find the children of the holocaust. that's coming up. >>> but first, another day of air assaults in libya but they have a new target this time. the latest on operation odyssey dawn is up next. >>> trying to control libya's skies. they are using the jets to attack moammar gadhafi's troops on the ground and so far it appears to be working. in the key eastern city his tanks are beginning to retreat after a week-long assault on the rebels but gadaffi still refuses to step down. >>> israel's prime minister says his country will react, quote, aggressively, reasonably and wisely, end quote, to today's terrorist attack in jerusalem. he issued the statement just hours
towards the libyan people. >> mike viqueira joins us now from the white house. give us more scoop behind the scenes why the president decided to come back early. there have been calls for him to return to the u.s. >> first and foremost, there's a great deal of controversy, criticism coming not only from republicans some of whom who backed the imposition of a no-fly zone and said the president had been dragging his feet to military exercises with france flying the first missions last saturday. and those on the left who say that the president has not gone through the proper channels in congress, they have -- the president has not come to congress for any sort of resolution. backers of the president said listen, there have been hundreds of u.s. assaults and attacks of this nature without any formal declaration of war even without a resolution in congress that there's that back and forth. the president was to visit some mayan ruins in el salvador, along with his family, that has been canceled now. obviously a concern brn appearances there. the president expected back in washington between 4:
again. >>> and defiance, as u.s. and allied forces pound targets in libya for a fourth straight night, moammar gadhafi emerges in public to tell his supporters he will be victorious. this as president obama heads home to work on handing over responsibility for the no-fly zone and nato finally prepares to step in after a diplomatic back and forth, all early this wednesday morning, march 23rd, back and forth, all early this wednesday morning, march 23rd, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm erica hill with chris wragge. we begin with this breaking news. dame elizabeth taylor has died. >> screen legend and a hollywood icon, long considered one of the most beautiful, most talented women in all of hollywood lore. just a sad day for hollywood. a woman whose life will be celebrated that's for sure. >> there's much to celebrate in that life. her publicist saying the three-time oscar winner, just as famous for her life off screen including the eight marriages and her very important humanitarian work, her publicist says she died of congestive heart failure this morning at cedars
hour this evening. most of us will get home okay before the rain starts. a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 11:00 for everybody you see here highlighted in the pink. it does not include portions of maryland or the northern neck of virginia. nothing severe in our area. you have to go toward stanton down to the south there. it is making the way to the east. we'll take a wider view. we'll zoom in first. this is the storm moving? >> toward frederick county. if you're in the line of this storm, watch out. we'll continue to watch as it moves to the east. two line of storms. one coming through now. another one, this one has a lot of severe weather. we'll continue to keep you updated on this. plus, what comes after this? it will set us back about a month. i'll talk about it coming up. >>> in the matter in the situation in libya, president obama said again today that he will not send ground troops, u.s. ground troops into that country. the president returned to the white house a half-hour ago. he cut his trip short so co-deal with the kris tlis. in t here in washington there is bipar
. really the third front the u.s. is fighting on these days. it was launched by president obama to protect civilians, he said, because gadhafi's forces were bearing down on the rebels' head quarter city of benghazi. but all those cruise missiles and bombs still haven't stopped the ground fighting. the rebels were under heavy fire today about 100 miles to the south of benghazi. and as you're about to see, our own chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, was with them and got about as close as you'd ever want to. richard is back safely in benghazi tonight and is with us from there tonight. richard, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the rebels have the will, they have the numbers, but they don't have the equipment or the discipline to take on gadhafi's forces where they're dug in, as we saw for ourselves firsthand today. the road outside benghazi today is a graveyard of gadhafi's armored vehicles, destroyed by western air strikes. after an hour and a half driving south flanked by desert, we reached the rebels' front line. there are no trenches or sandbags, just men poorly arm
in jerusalem in several years. joining us this afternoon a couple folks i'm excited to have here, two very interested parties, rava balla, with an organ called straffor, a consulting group to large investors, governments and organization. with us as well. dell al makbari, he's been very vocal about the ultimate intent and desire of the libyan rebels and activists there. del, what is your perspective on the state of play in your home country? >> at this point we're very excited that the international community, are protecting the civilians right now. this is very important. it was needed. people don't -- i mean, the -- people criticizing these air strikes need to remember that benghazi was on the verge of a genocide, so these air strikes are extremely important. i think these definitely going to be a -- it's going to change the game at this point for us. >> how? >> bell, gadhafi is putting a lot of pressure, just since yesterday, misrata was being bombarded, and gadhafi forces were killing the people in misrata. just recently, for ten hours of air strikes in misrata, helping out the opposit
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talked with david's mother earlier this week.... she tells us... david did have a substantial amount of money on him that night. police aren't saying if that money was recovered. joy lepola fox 45 news at 5:30. police identify the teenage boy who was shot and killed in baltimore county yesterday. yesterday.investigators say 17-year-old keon dobbs was with a group of people in a parking lot on songbird circle in lansdowne, when they started arguing.we're told at least one person pulled out a gun and shot dobbs. no one was arrested, but police say they have people of interest in the case. a man is stabbed to death in east baltimore. it happened around 9:30 last night... at the inteesection of greenmount and east north avenues. police found the man lying on the sidewalk.... he was taken to an area hospital.... and died a short time later.there's no word on a suspect or a motive. there have been 36 homicides so far this year....that's one less than this time last year. city police seize eight guns... from a convicted felon. detectives were tipped off... that the suspect was selling ill
, thank you for bringing us up to date there in jerusalem. >>> let's turn our attention now to libya, where moammar gadhafis forces are fighting a fierce battle in miscellaneous misrata. people are reportedly cowering in their darkened homes. this is video from tripoli, it shows anti aircraft artillery and tracer bullets being fired into the night sky. also last night, libyan tv broadcast what it said was live coverage to the nation, the first since the shelling began. he told the crowd, we'll beat 'em. nbc's richard engel is watching developments in other towns where gadhafi's forces have the upper hand. >> reporter: we are now on the rebel front line. all day we have been watching rebels, mostly in pickup trucks armed with rifles, rpgs, anti aircraft guns, rushing along this desert road, trying to take the center. gadhafi's forces, however, remain dug in the city, and are fighting back. from where we are, using this armored personnel carrier, which was destroyed by a western air strike for cover, we have been hearing and seeing incoming mortar and artillery rounds fired out. this i
they have arrested one suspect. the chief will be briefing us at 6:30. she but police maj. the only thing they are saying is ballistic testing was completed, and those test allow police to make this arrest to confirm the link and get the suspects in custody. people will be breathing a sigh of relief. >> ask anybody about reasonsfor recent crimes and they're likely to say something like this -- >> it is a little suspicious to me. >> last righted this man was found shot to death in his home. he was a devout muslim who is the most of his time of the muslim community center. >> he was always so alive. everybody loved him. he was always going up to grooms and advising them on how to treat their wives fairly. >> monday this man was gunned down as he walked home from his job on monday. he had not even collected his first american paycheck. he had nothing our robber would want. and so people are waiting for answers, hoping that their sense of security can be restored. >> it is a shame where itwe cannot go where we want to go and our own neighborhood. >> again, under arrest has been m
will always be with us." tracie potts takes a look at her life. >> a woman of breathtaking beauty, one of hollywood's last true stars. >> did they take the money? >> "national a little bit" launched her into the spotlight at the age of 12, and for the rest of life, the spotlight never dimmed. >> not even the gods have time to give you. >> she won an oscar for "butterfield 8." and another for her portrayal of but drug and housewife in "who is afraid of virginia woolf?" >> stop it. >> like hell i will. >> i'm a very committed a white. i should be committed for being married so many times. >> 8 marriages to seven husbands. richard burton was considered the love of for life. she married him twice. she battled chronic ailments throughout her life, including drug and alcohol addiction. despite reports held, the last years were focused on her personal -- despite her poor health, the last years were focused on her personal crusade against aids. one of last public appearances was at the family memorial for her friend michael jackson did she had heart surgery and then twittered defense that it f
it it's a simply matter of barry versus a bidder. >> eric: thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> kristen: checking in with mike. >> we have rain one mornings and wind one morning and now we have both. walnut creek where some of the heavier rain is falling. they are a little bit slow in san ramon valley, concord around 7 miles an hour but santa rosa, is all above 30 miles an hour. sfo around 14. strongest storms are moving through the east bay and south bay. fremont, san jose, los altos, sunol grade, that whole area is getting the heaviest of the rain. don't let your guard down, more rain on the way. i'll have the complete forecast. >> don't let your guard down on your commute. several problem spots. new accident eastbound 80 on the lower deck of the bay bridge, treasure island blocking the left lane. flooding causing problems throughout the morning at san francisco at 280 interchange. following a sig alert in daly city due to a crash. two right lanes are blocked and will remain blocked for another half-hour. >> kristen: we are getting breaking news right now. >> eric: out of
's a wet wednesday march 23 i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm sydnie kohara. thanks so much for joining us. your time is 6:00. 11 straight days of rain and counting. >> a lot. >> we want team coverage on this morning's storm. anne makovec live in marin, where there's some flooding. elizabeth wenger at the bay bridge, but first off let's start with a check of weather and traffic, lawrence in the weather center and we can see that hi-def doppler behind us. >> it's been ripping around the bay area this morning, folks. if you are on the roads be careful. the cold front literally coming through right now stretching down from vacaville, fairfield into concord and livermore and fremont. pockets the moderate to heavier rainfall into pleasant hill and concord. you see the cell moving by now and we have seen some strong gusty winds with that. we have gusts over 30 miles per hour, even one over 50 miles per hour. so you get the idea the cold front moving by. the heaviest amounts of rainfall probably this morning. then showers into the middle of the morning. flash flood watches in the coastal sections and t
secretary robert gates says he can't predict how long the operation will last, he did say the u.s. could transfer control of it to allied by saturday. house speaker boehner wrote to president obama today to complain that the mission's goals are not clearly defined. more now from mark phillips in tripoli. >> reporter: day five of the bombing campaign over libya and the combined coalition air forces have declared something like victory. >> their air force no longer exists as a fighting force. so the point that we can operate over the air space with impunity. >> reporter: control of the skies has led to near control on the ground, as muammar qaddafi's forces have learned. and as the bombing has continued, the brave face of the regime is showing some worry lines. instead of rambling on for hours as he often does, muammar qaddafi's latest pep rally's speech lasted a brief three minutes. out in public is a risky place for him to be these days. and where the obedient cheering crowds once numbered in tens of thousands, now they are often down to a few hundred, sometimes to mere dozens. even the
's a catastrophe that belongs to all of us. it isn't a thing that belongs to a minority group anymore. >>reporter: taylor helped found the american foundation for aids research and established the elizabeth taylor aids foundation. later she publicly defended michael jackson appearing with the center several times and supporting him to an often critical press. late in her life the actress took to twitter where she opened up the fans about her health issues including a heart procedure back in 2009. twitter charitable work and her body of work on screen, she stood out as one of hollywood's most giving and most glamorous stars. santer and go reporting. >>pam: as mention one of taylor's passion is aside from fell was her work with aids research and education. we talked with a local aids foundation about her role in fighting the disease. >> contribution she raised by appearing at our offense was significant in getting the early funding which led to some major research development. kron 4 >>pam: jan wall will be on our set off at 6:00 to talk about the list as taylor's legacy. meantime, celebrities are
francisco where we got up to and what started this morning. >>mark: think you for joining us. >> we are tracking the storm so this goes straight to the whether it to cup team coverage. >>james: good morning, the rain is heavy this morning and starting to taper off. it is pushing to the east. most of the rain, the heaviest, anyway, is falling into it brentwood. they had an impressive store right to know. it is 1 in. per hour and done with brentwood. pretty intense. livermore cannot get out from the steady stream of rain and it will last for a little bit longer as b.c., the rain's coming from the bottom of this screen and stretching to the bottom of this. this get an idea of how much risk is falling. 1 in. per hour. so far, so good. it should dissipate threats the course of the morning. -- throughout. it is not just the rain we're seeing this morning but it should be here all week long. >>louisa: good morning james. here is a shot of a flash flood it warning in effect. the dark shaded green to red to green into the peninsula as well is showing a flashlight and effect. the showers are
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the libyan air force and no longer exists as a fighting force. the senior u.s. commander says that troops loyal to gaddafi are still violating a u.n. resolution 1973. misrata is besieged by government tanks and artillery. mike will reject reports. >> characteristically the finance -- define it, colonel gaddafi on the first night of bombing. he said that those attacking libya would end up in the dustbin of history. colonel gaddafi has pledged there would be no surrender, and this on another night with a burst of anti-aircraft fire. from the american secretary of state hillary clinton, a suggestion that efforts might be under way to look for an exit strategy. >> i am not aware that he personally has reached out, but i know people allegedly on his behalf up and reaching out. that is why i say this is a very dynamic situation. >> be diplomatic strategy has been to convince the libyan leader to take another course. these pictures provide more insight into the military reality confronting him and his forces. it shows as helicopters taking off for an operation at night with american ships involv
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